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There are 6 ways to get from Atlanta to Rochester by plane, bus, train or car

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Fly to Rochester  •  4 h 3 min

  1. Fly from Atlanta (ATL) to Rochester (ROC) ATL - ROC

$104 - $704

5 alternative options

Fly to Buffalo, bus  •  5 h 33 min

  1. Fly from Atlanta (ATL) to Buffalo (BUF) ATL - BUF
  2. Take the bus from Buffalo, NY - Airport to Rochester, NY

$106 - $620

Bus Pandora Bus  •  23 h

  1. Take the bus from Atlanta ,GA to New York, NY
  2. Take the bus from New York, NY to Rochester, NY

$113 - $158

Bus, train  •  24 h 5 min

  1. Take the bus from Atlanta, Ga to Toledo, Oh 1192
  2. Take the train from Toledo Amtrak to Rochester Amtrak Lake Shore Limited

$126 - $335

Bus La Cubana  •  25 h 29 min

  1. Take the bus from Atlanta, GA to Union City, NJ Atlanta route
  2. Take the bus from New York, NY to Rochester, NY

$134 - $224

Drive  •  16 h 8 min

  1. Drive from Atlanta to Rochester 956.4 miles

$90 - $140

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The cheapest way to get from Atlanta to Rochester is to drive which costs $90 - $140 and takes 16 h 8 min.

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The quickest way to get from Atlanta to Rochester is to fly which costs $100 - $750 and takes 4 h 3 min.

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The distance between Atlanta and Rochester is 750 miles. The road distance is 956.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Atlanta to Rochester without a car is to bus which takes 23 h and costs $110 - $160.

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It takes approximately 4 h 3 min to get from Atlanta to Rochester, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Atlanta to Rochester is to fly which takes 4 h 3 min and costs $100 - $750. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $110 - $160 and takes 23 h.

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The quickest flight from Atlanta Airport to Rochester Airport is the direct flight which takes 2 h 1 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Atlanta to Rochester is 956 miles. It takes approximately 16 h 8 min to drive from Atlanta to Rochester.

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Southwest Airlines, United Airlines, American Airlines and Delta offer flights from Atlanta Airport to Rochester Airport.

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There are 63+ hotels available in Rochester. Prices start at $73 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Atlanta to Rochester.
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  • Distance: 749.8 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 3 min

What companies run services between Atlanta, GA, USA and Rochester, NY, USA?

Delta, United Airlines and three other airlines fly from Atlanta to Rochester hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Atlanta to Rochester via New York, NY, Canal St, Times Sq - 42 St, and New York, NY in around 23 h.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Atlanta to Rochester
Ave. Duration
2 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $700
Flights from Atlanta to Rochester via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $700
Flights from Atlanta to Rochester via New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
4 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $700
Flights from Atlanta to Buffalo
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $750
Flights from Atlanta to Buffalo via Detroit
Ave. Duration
3 h 54 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $750
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Atlanta to Rochester via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $950
Flights from Atlanta to Buffalo via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
3 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $850
Flights from Atlanta to Buffalo via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $850
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Atlanta to Rochester via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
4 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,400
Flights from Atlanta to Buffalo via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,200
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Atlanta to Rochester via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Flights from Atlanta to Rochester via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
4 h 17 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Flights from Atlanta to Buffalo via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $750
Train operators
Amtrak

Amtrak is a rail service that connects the US and three Canadian provinces. Covering 21,000 route miles (34,000km) Amtrak operates more than 300 trains daily. These medium and long distance intercity services operate at speeds of up to 240km/h, to more than 500 destinations. Founded in 1971, it is based in Washington, D.C. and offers four classes of travel: First Class, Sleeper, Business and Coach. Ticket fares are divided into five subclasses: Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium. Amtrak trains are known for their wide seats, plug-in power, big windows and storage capabilities.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Toledo Amtrak to Rochester Amtrak
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$55 - $160
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$55 - $90
Flexi Coach Seat
$100 - $150
Business Coach Seat
$110 - $160
Room
$260 - $370
Bus operators
Megabus
Phone
877-462-6342
Website
us.megabus.com
Bus from Buffalo, NY - Airport to Rochester, NY
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$8 - $18
Book at
megabus.com
Bus from New York, NY to Rochester, NY
Ave. Duration
7 h 20 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $60
Book at
megabus.com
Pandora Bus
Website
pandorabus.com
Bus from Atlanta ,GA to New York, NY
Ave. Duration
15 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$60 - $80
Schedules at
pandorabus.com
Book at
search.gotobus.com
Trailways New York
Phone
(800) 858-8555
Website
trailwaysny.com
Bus from New York, NY to Rochester, NY
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Book at
trailwaysny.com
Greyhound USA

Greyhound is a leading bus company based in Dallas, Texas, serving over 3800 destinations across North America, Mexico and Canada. Greyhound carries around 18 million passengers a year who travel 5.4 billion miles (8.6 billion km) a year on their fleet of around 1700 vehicles. For travel flexibility, you can board or get off a Greyhound bus at official Greyhound stations, partner stations and curbside stops. There are around 230 Greyhound stations across the US where you can both catch your bus and buy tickets, that are also available on the official website and via the mobile app.

Rome2rio's guide to Greyhound USA
Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Atlanta, Ga to Toledo, Oh
Ave. Duration
16 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$70 - $180
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$70 - $120
Flexible
$130 - $180
La Cubana
Phone
+1 305-541-1700
Website
lacubanabus.com
Bus from Atlanta, GA to Union City, NJ
Ave. Duration
15 h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$100 - $160
Schedules at
lacubanabus.com

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